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Event Production Services

Background

Event Production Services (EPS) is an award-winning technical services company for the events and AV industry based in Oxfordshire and working nationwide. Working across our Hire & Production, AV Installation, Venue Services and Crew Services departments, we pride ourselves on ‘Delivering the Detail’ to our clients, offering a quality service and going above and beyond.

Job Details

Title: Technician (Hire & Production)
Type: Full Time, permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week, some antisocial hours
Location: Based at OX10 7BG but working nationwide, travel and staying away required
Hybrid working possible at times
Salary Band: £24,000 – £29,000 + overtime
Reporting to: Hire & Production Coordinator

Benefits

Competitive salary and clear opportunity to advance
Continued training and development
Access to discounted products through industry associations
Strong Corporate Social Responsibility credentials
Regular social events
Your birthday off

Job Description

We have a vacancy for a Hire and Production Events Technician to join our busy events team. With a huge mix of work from festival to corporate, the ideal candidate will be knowledgeable, presentable, flexible, and enthusiastic. This is a customer facing role.

The majority of our work favours technicians who are multiskilled, working across sound, lighting and AV. However, on occasion we have larger scale projects for which a preferred discipline can be utilised. As a company with several audio technicians, a slight bias towards lighting would be preferred but not essential.

As a small multi-discipline company, you would be expected to lend a hand to other departments as needed. When not on site it is likely you will join our warehouse team in servicing and preparing equipment for hire.

Recent events have included music festivals, streamed conferences, theatre shows. We have a wide range of work, which is fed into by our other departments.

Duties and Responsibilities

On site set-up and operation of events equipment at music events, conferences, theatre shows etc.
Mix of sound, lighting, staging and video work
An understanding of multiple event technologies
Working to and enforcing safe working practices
Driving large company vans for delivery and collection of equipment
Liaising with clients to ensure customer satisfaction
Working with warehouse team to prepare equipment
Support jobs on-site and from the Warehouse
Support deliveries and collections from customers and suppliers
Support good stock management
Be customer facing and a representative of our company
Follow Company Policies

Skills and Qualifications

Excellent communication and organisation skills
Self-motivated and capable of lone working, however also able to be part of a team
Friendly and presentable, able to be customer facing
Composed and calm under pressure, able to work to deadlines
High level of attention to detail; ability to learn from constructive criticism; willing to learn to advance their career
Comfortable working at height; strong understanding of Health and Safety
Ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications
Ability to Solder to a high standard
Full UK Driving Licence and desired BE, C and/or CE
1 yr +Live event experience
A familiarity with ChamSys and ETC, Yamaha digital mixing desks
Willingness for an Enhanced DBS check

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have experience in live event production and delivery and will be capable of specifying, installing, and operating a variety of sound, lighting and AV equipment to a high standard. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential for liaising with the customer, managing expectations and ensuring a seamless experience for all project stakeholders.

The role will require both lone-working and being part of a team. The ability to self-motivate and see the wider context is important, whilst also being a team player. You must have a willingness to expand your learning, possibility with an expertise in one particular discipline.

Educated to a minimum of A-level or equivalent standard, additional skills such as electrical qualifications or design experience are welcomed.

Equal Opportunities Policy

Event Production Services has an unwavering commitment to diversity with the intention that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our company.  We’re committed to having an inclusive and transparent environment where every voice is heard and acknowledged.

Application Details
Please send a CV with two references by email to careers@epsoxford.com  with the subject line “Recruitment: Hire & Production Events Technician.”

To apply for this job email your details to careers@epsoxford.com.